Ooltewah Elementary School

Ooltewah Elementary School serves 461 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Ooltewah Elementary School operates within the Hamilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 461 students
Ooltewah Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Ooltewah Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ooltewah Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Ooltewah Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Ooltewah Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Ooltewah Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
24%
Ooltewah Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
77%
66%
Ooltewah Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ooltewah Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ooltewah Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.69
Ooltewah Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
48%
Ooltewah Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Ooltewah Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,045 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
7
Number of Students Managed 45,045 3,721
Hamilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $361 MM n/a
Hamilton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $371 MM n/a
Hamilton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $0
Hamilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,935 $0
Hamilton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ooltewah High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ooltewah Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wolftever Creek Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ooltewah Ooltewah High School
    6123 Mt View
    Ooltewah , TN , 37363
    (423)238-5221
    0.7  mi  |  1377  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ooltewah Ooltewah Middle School
    5100 Ooltewah Ringgold
    Ooltewah , TN , 37363
    (423)238-5732
    1.4  mi  |  767  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ooltewah Wolftever Creek Elementary School
    5080 Ooltewah Ringold
    Ooltewah , TN , 37363
    (423)238-7300
    1.5  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ooltewah Hunter Middle School
    6810 Teal
    Ooltewah , TN , 37363
    (423)344-1474
    2.8  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ooltewah Wallace A. Smith Elementary School
    6930 Hunter
    Ooltewah , TN , 37363
    (423)344-1425
    3  mi  |  872  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Hamilton County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Hamilton County is Hamilton School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.